Monthly Archives: January 2002

Winter conference

I’m off for a short trip to Iceland tomorrow, on a small winter conference with my employer. Unlike our last trip to Thailand (where I led an intense workshop), I’m not responsible for any arrangements on this one. All I … Continue reading

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Feeling good

It’s dark, cold and the snow has just barely turned into drizzling rain. Nothing happens, really: work, some swimming, buying small things, talking to friends, having coffe etc, etc. And yet I had a very good day today. I feel … Continue reading

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Thoughtful

I think about people I have hurt and people I love – too often they have been the same. I remember what it was like to be surprised by someone’s good intentions. I feel old wounds and recent loss. And … Continue reading

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Tools & workflow seminar

Lots of fun – we’re having a short break in our seminar now. I introduced some concepts and tools before lunch – pretty much the same things I wrote about yesterday. It’s a small and very competent team and we … Continue reading

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Continuous Integration for Delphi?

Martin Fowler asks: Is design dead? No, says Fowler. But he argues that continuous integration and testing makes refactoring possible. Which means changing your design late in the project isn’t always a catastrophe. Continuous Integration with Visual C++ and COM … Continue reading

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Still awake

Still awake, still feverish but not quite so sad anymore. Aila is asleep, now. Maybe dreaming of more fun in the jungle? Not so early morning, today. Late breakfast, then off to my family for some julgransplundring. We didn’t really … Continue reading

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Radio Saturday

The snow is melting, it’s warmer again. Dark outside, very early in the morning – I just woke up. First thing I did today was to install Radio Userland 8.0 and start a Radio weblog – we’ll see where it … Continue reading

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Another sad magician day

Some days are like that: you feel the power and the sadness. But swimming was good. Doing a little work was good. And giving Aila a massage for her lower back was good. Onward… I’m thinking about the kind of … Continue reading

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Good to be back

Slept well, had a good driving lesson, visited a satisfied customer, went down to the office, did some research, planned fun things for the near future… and then dinner at Aila’s place. Sometimes life is good! Still thoughtful but in … Continue reading

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The Idiot revisited

No, not Dostoevsky… after a weekend of feeling, thinking, reading and writing I’m listening to good ole Iggy again. Aila doesn’t even like The Idiot that much, but bought me a fresh CD anyway. Thank you! Tomorrow I’ll be working … Continue reading

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